Giant Schnauzer

  • Size

  • Height

    Males – 25.5 to 27.5 inches at the withers, Females – 23.5 to 25.5 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    75 to 95 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Black or salt and pepper
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Conformation, Tracking, Guarding, Police and Military Work, Obedience, Agility, Schutzhund
  • Indoor/Outdoor


Distinguished by his bearded muzzle, the Giant Schnauzer is a robust, powerful dog originally bred to drive livestock. He loves having a job to do, and this natural guard dog considers his most important task to be protecting his human family. Highly energetic, the Giant Schnauzer should be vigorously exercised daily. His lightly shedding, coarse coat requires weekly brushing and clipping or stripping four to six times a year.

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